The last thing Arsene Wenger would have wanted to see tonight was Aaron Ramsey limping off the artificial pitch in Andorra, so it’s quite ironic that the last thing Aaron Ramsey did tonight was exactly that.
The Welsh Jesus looked to injure himself towards the end of the game and hobbled off before the game had finished, which will obviously lead to doubts about his fitness ahead of Saturday’s crunch clash with Man City.
Replays showed that he looked to take an opponent’s studs down the Achilles – which is better than pulling or straining something – but until he’s assessed we can only fear the worst. Hopefully it’s just a sore one in the moment and not anything too serious.
With Mesut Ozil not used by Germany during the Interlull because of the ankle injury he picked up against Leicester, it would leave the Gunners without two of their most attacking/creative players. Not ideal when you’re facing the champions.
Arsene Wenger will meet the press ahead of that game on Thursday morning at which point we should have more information.
Wales manager Chris Coleman to BBC Sport Wales on Ramsey: “He twisted his ankle and got a kick. Hopefully he’ll be ok for Arsenal on the weekend.”
And here’s how he did it…